Protest at Central Prison, North Carolina

Protest at Central Prison, North Carolina

Central Prison, Raleigh, North Carolina
December 16, 2011

Fifteen prisoners working in the kitchen sat down on the job in protest of the hours, lack of gain time, and working conditions.

According to the Prison Books Collective:

“Despite the peaceful nature of the protest, guards soon came and threatened the men into returning to work. Eight of the men, however, continued to refuse to work until their questions were asked. These men were charged with ‘disobeying a direct order’ and ‘work refusal,’ and placed in solitary cells.”

Three prisoners at Foothills Correctional Institution wrote a statement in solidarity with the striking prisoners.

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Support Striking Raleigh Prisoners! Announcing Demo and Call-In Day“, Prison Books Collective, March 8, 2012.

Prisoners at Foothills Show Support For Central Prison Strikers“, Prison Books Collective, March 12, 2012.

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